A Season of Racial Healing, Justice, and Reconciliation

This effort is supported by our diocese, The Episcopal Church in Connecticut.  (For a brief history of how we’ve come to this work in our life together, see the section at the bottom of the page).  To learn more about our efforts together as a diocese, go to https://www.episcopalct.org/season-of-racial-healing-justice-and-reconciliation/

This page will be updated regularly with the new information, denoted by * (an asterisk)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact The Rev. Whitney Altopp.  Please also contact her if you would like to engage in civil discourse on these topics,. 

Webinars and Podcasts

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hir2GcOxD8I&feature=youtu.be




Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-BY9UEewHw

Selected Resources for Personal and Group Study

(these are books except where noted)

* Scaffolded Anti-Racist Resources


Awakening to Racism

Essays on Living with Racism

Race and the Legal System

U.S. History and Race

Race and Housing

Race and Religion

Race and Education


Film and reading-based dialogue series

A Season of Racial Healing, Justice, and Reconciliation- a brief history

For the full text of each of the items below, please see the PDF document linked here.

Decisions at our General Convention, a national gathering of every Episcopal Diocese every three years.

Decisions made at our Diocesan Convention, an annual gathering of all Episcopal churches in Connecticut

An Examen for Racism from the Society of Jesus